Welcome to the Laboratory for Nanobioelectronics

Dr. Joseph Wang
SAIC Endowed Chair
Distinguished Professor
Department of Nanoengineering
University California San Diego (UCSD)
La Jolla, CA 92093-0448

Director at Center of Wearable Sensors 



SME Building, R203

Currently, there are around 50 active researchers in the areas of nanomachines, wearable sensors, electrochemistry, and analytical chemistry



H Index: 206

Total Citation: >160,000

Global Citation Ranking: Chemistry (#13) and Materials Sciences (#31)

Highly Cited Researcher in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

(Top 1% of most cited researchers in Engineering and Chemistry; Thomson Reuters).

2015 World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

Professor Wang is the recipient of 2019 Fellow of The Electrochemical Society.
Professor Wang is the recipient of Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry (SEAC) - Charles N. Reilley Award - 2019 Pittcon Award
Professor Wang is the recipient of 2018 Sensors Achievement Award of the Electrochemical Society (ECS)
Professor Wang received Honorary Doctor from Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia (2018). Others that received this honor are former UN Secretary, Angela Merkel, and the Dali Lama.
Our Nature Biotechnology Review on Wearable Biosensors. PDF Link.
Professor Wang received European Life-Time Achievement Award in Electrochemistry from ESEAC Society (2018)
Professor Wang received an Honorary Doctor from Charles University- Prague (2017). Video Link!
Joe Wang Named Honorary Professor at Fudan University (2016)
Our Science Robotics Review on Biomedical Nanorobots.
Our Lab-on-a-glove Paper Highlighted in The Economist, 2017.
UCSD Microrockets Featured in The Economist Special Issue 'The World in 2013'
Prof. Wang is Among the Worlds's Most Influential Scientists, 2014
Prof. Wang is among the 100 most influential people in Analytical Sciences, 2013
Wang Received the 2013 Spiers Memorial Award for the UK Royal Society of Chemistry
Wang was Admitted as Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Wang Makes the Top 10 Most Cited Chemists in the World!
Science Nanomachines Guest Editorial by Wang (2016)
Wang Received the Breyer Medal of the Royal Australian Institute
Wang's 'Nanomachines" Book (Wiley-VCH), 2013
A Fantastic Voyage - RSC Interview (Chem World- 2013)

News on Our Research

Nanomotor and Nanorobots News

Living Machines: A Macrophage–Mg Hybrid Biomotor
First in-vivo Therapeutic Study of Micromotors
Guinness World Record for the Smallest Working Cannon
Swimming Microrobots ‘See the Invisible’
Can Electronics Heal Themselves? (PNAS Report)
Microcannon Firing Nanobullets - The Time of London
Nanomotors Swiftly Silence Genes
Micromotors for CO2 Sequestration
Micromotors for Energy Generation
Micro-Machines Journey Inside Animal for First Time
A Nanorobotics Platform for Nanomanufacturing (Nature Comm.)
Micromotors that can de-Acidify the Stomach
Microrocket that Run on Acid
Water-Driven Micromotors
Motion-Based DNA Detection (Nature Comm)
Bend, Spin, Swim (Science Highlight)
Oil-Cleaning Microsubmarines- BBC News
Addressing Major Micromotor Challenges
Micromotors Detox Chemical Weapons (Nature Highlight)

UCSD Engineering World Ranking

2020 World's Ranking

2019 World's Ranking

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